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<p>Though she weighed just 1 pound, 14 ounces at birth, Uniqua Mason (right) fought her way past the dangers that face a premature baby. Now, with the support of her mother Jamilah (left), the happy, healthy 17-year-old is interning at Boston Medical Center, the first step toward her goal of becoming a neonatologist and helping other babies fight for their futures.</p>

Though she weighed just 1 pound, 14 ounces at birth, Uniqua Mason (right) fought her way past the dangers that face a premature baby. Now, with the support of her mother Jamilah (left), the happy, healthy 17-year-old is interning at Boston Medical Center, the first step toward her goal of becoming a neonatologist and helping other babies fight for their futures.

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Though she weighed just 1 pound, 14 ounces at birth, Uniqua Mason (right) fought her way past the...